In 1965, Andy Gray opened Andys Records and set up a market stall in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Year by year he opened up more shops. Andys Records prided themselves on having enthusiastic knowledgeable staff. In 1987 he started the BGO label, together with Mike Gott, based in Bury St Edmunds. Mike Gott left the label in 2004 to set up his own label, Gott Discs. However Gott returned to BGO in late 2008.